Andressa das Chaga


São Roque, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 2 Jan 2021

Andressa was found with injuries to her body, face and head on the morning on Saturday 2nd January. She had been beaten.

Samantha Riaño Morales ("Sammy")


Mariquita, Tolima (Colombia)

Shot. 2 Jan 2021

Samantha was shot by gunmen riding a motorcyle. Her assailants fled the scene and their identity is unknown.

Keron Ravach

Age 13 (born 28 Jan 2007)

Camocim, Ceará (Brazil)

Kicked, beaten and stabbed. 4 Jan 2021

Keron was killed by a 17 year old. The perpetrator (who had previously tried to kill his own mother) confessed to her murder.

Tyianna "Davarea" Alexander

Age 28

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Shot. 6 Jan 2021

Tyianna was one of two people shot and killed by a gunman in a vehicle at around 5am on Wednesday 6th January. She died at the scene and Brandon Gowdy, 31, died in hospital.

Duda Laif

Age 52

Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Murdered. 6 Jan 2021

Duda's body was found with head trauma on Wednesday 6th January. CCTV footage had earlier captured a man approaching her and walking with her to the area where her body was found.

Lupita Moraes da Silva


São João do Arraial, Piauí (Brazil)

Stabbed. 7 Jan 2021

Lupita was stabbed while trying to defend her mother from her aggressive stepfather.

Name Unknown


Acapulco, Guerrero (Mexico)

Beaten. 8 Jan 2021

The body of the victim was found with severe head and bodily injuries early on Friday 8th January. Her identity is unknown.

Samuel Edmund Damián Valentín


Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico (USA)

Shot. 9 Jan 2021

Samuel's body was discovered after a motorist hit an object on the PR-181 highway. When she got out of the car she found his body with multiple gunshot wounds.

Natalia Maldonado

Age 24

Granadero Baigorria, Santa Fe (Argentina)

Shot. 10 Jan 2021

Natalia was shot in a drive by shooting early on Sunday 11th January. She died in hospital.

Angelita Alves Correia

Age 31

Matosinhos, Norte (Portugal)

11 Jan 2021

Angelita's body was found on a beach on 11th January. She had previously reported receiving threats and had been missing for just over a week.

Daisy del Carmen

Age 35

Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas (Mexico)

Suicide. 12 Jan 2021

Daisy died by suicide. Before transition she had been editor of the video game portal Atomix.

Nicolly Fernanda

Age 25-30

Fazenda Rio Grande, Paraná (Brazil)

Stabbed. 12 Jan 2021

Nicolly's body was found on wasteland on the morning of Tuesday 12th January. Her hands were tied and she had been stabbed in the chest and back.

Guddu Zaman

Age 45

Karachi, Sindh (Pakistan)

Tortured. 15 Jan 2021

Guddu's body was found with signs of torture in a residence early on Saturday 15th January.

Malevola Lessa ("Leticia")


Mesquita, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 15 Jan 2021

Leticia and her friend Yasmin were both shot while riding a motorcyle. Yasmin died at the scene and Leticia died in hospital.

Mimii Lessa ("Yasmin")


Mesquita, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 15 Jan 2021

Yasmin and her friend Leticia were both shot while riding a motorcyle. Yasmin died at the scene and Leticia died in hospital.

Bianca Bankz ("Muffin")


Atlanta, Georgia (USA)

Murdered. 17 Jan 2021

Bianca died in what appears to have been a murder suicide in her apartment.

Dayanna Scarlett

Age 20

Tepic, Nayarit (Mexico)

Shot. 17 Jan 2021

Dayanna was found in the street with head trauma and multiple injuries shortly after 5am on Sunday 17th January. She died in hospital.

Luciana Sandreli Alves


Colatina, Espirito Santo (Brazil)

Suicide. 17 Jan 2021

Sandreli died by suicide. She was a teacher but reportedly suffered from depression.

Gala Ocampo Figueroa

Age 28

Amacuzac, Morelos (Mexico)

Shot. 18 Jan 2021

Gala was an activist with Diversidad Sexual en Morelos. Her body was found with gunshot wounds alongside the local Coahuixtla-Cajones highway on the morning of Monday 18th January.

Gianna Lombardi

Age 48

Andria, Barletta-Andria-Trani (Italy)

18 Jan 2021

Gianna lived in poverty, in a home without heating or light. After she died her birth family tried to quietly erase her identity, but news of her death went viral in Italy.

Natasha Kieanna

Age 37

Detroit, Michigan (USA)

21 Jan 2021

Natasha's body was found inside her car on 21st January. She had last been seen alive leaving a motel on 29th December, and a missing persons alert was put out for her on 6th...

Naomi Alonso

Age 47

Chalco, Estado de México (Mexico)

Tortured. 21 Jan 2021

Naomi's body was found with signs of torture on Thursday 21sth January. She had been missing since the previous day.

Dominique Jackson

Age 30

Jackson, Mississippi (USA)

Shot. 25 Jan 2021

Dominique was found suffering from a gunshot wound after her vehicle crashed into a utility pole. She died at the scene.

Sandie Crisp ("Goddess Bunny")

Age 61 (born 13 Jan 1960)

Los Angeles, California (USA)

COVID-19. 27 Jan 2021

Sandie was an actress. According to her son Hunter, she "always lived life as if she was a movie star. Everyone says they don't give a fuck, but she TRULY didn't give a fuck."

Ygona Moura

Age 23

São Paulo (Brazil)

COVID-19. 27 Jan 2021

Ygona died in hospital from COVID-19. She had survived an attempted assassination by her own brother in November 2020, and at the time of her death she was homeless.

Valentina Vera López ("Kim")

Age 32

Puerto Montt, Los Lagos (Chile)

Pulmonary embolism. 27 Jan 2021

Valentina's body was found on early on the morning of Wednesday 27th January. A homicide investigation was opened, but subsequently it was confirmed that she died from a pulmonary...

Name Unknown

Age 27

Texcoco, Estado de México (Mexico)

Murdered. 27 Jan 2021

The victim's body was found lying in undergrowth and partially devoured by wildlife. Her identity is unknown.

Fifty Bandz

Age 21

Baton Rouge, Louisiana (USA)

Shot. 28 Jan 2021

Fifty was shot by her boyfriend - a man described by witnesses as "very volatile" and who they said "was not open or forthcoming" about dating her.

Verónica Solano


Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Stabbed. 28 Jan 2021

Verónica's body was found with several stab wounds in the Tinatala neighborhood of Bogotá.

Michele Almeida

Age 45

Contagem, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 29 Jan 2021

Michele's body was found under a viaduct. When her family learnt of her death several days later transphobia by officials made it difficult to get her body released for burial.

Lucho Ávila

Age 25

Los Hornos, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Died in custody. 1 Feb 2021

Lucho died in custody in the women's prison where he had been held without trial for two and a half years for an alleged drugs offence.

Duda dos Santos

Age 19

Itajaí, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Feb 2021

Duda was shot 5 times in the street shortly after a discussion with a client who reportedly did not want to pay what she was charging.

Amandha Fagundes ("Mandhy")

Age 34

Piracicaba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 3 Feb 2021

Amanda's body was found inside her home on the night of Wednesday 3rd February. Her death is thought to have occurred several days earlier.

Alexus Braxton (Kimmy Icon Braxton)

Age 45

Miami, Florida (USA)

Murdered. 4 Feb 2021

Alexus' body was found in an apartment building on the night of Thursday 4th February. Miami police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Úrsula A. S. ("Maravilhosa")

Age 23

Porto Velho, Rondônia (Brazil)

COVID-19. 4 Feb 2021

Maravilhosa was treated for symptoms of tuberculosis and pneumonia in a hospital in Rondonia. Shortly before she died doctors identified the cause of the infection as the...

Giselle Sakai

Age 32

João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Pulmonary embolism. 5 Feb 2021

Giselle was found dead in her apartment by a friend after she had complained of feeling ill. A month earlier she had undergone a cosmetic procedure and this may have caused the...

Alessandra Ferrati

Age 19

Punata, Cochabamba (Bolivia)

Strangled. 6 Feb 2021

Alessandra's body was found in a hotel bed on Saturday 6th February. She had been strangled with an electrical cord.

Angie Priscila Jeaniot Arévalo

Age 35

Sincelejo, Sucre (Colombia)

Stabbed. 6 Feb 2021

Angie was stabbed in the chest, allegedly by a minor aged under 14 during a family dispute.

Giovanna Betancourth Vergara


Cali, Valle de Cauca (Colombia)

Murdered. 6 Feb 2021

Giovanna dreamed of becoming a beautician. Sadly someone killed her before she could quit sex work and achieve that ambition.


Age 25-26

Le Havre, Seine-Maritime (France)

Suicide. 7 Feb 2021

Nicolas died by suicide in his dorm room. He was a language assistant at the Lycée Claude Monet in Le Havre.

Natasha Santos

Age 16

Aracaju, Sergipe (Brazil)

Beaten. 8 Feb 2021

Natasha's body was found in undergrowth on the morning of Monday 8th February. She had been beaten.


Age 34

Kannur, Kerala (India)

Suicide. 9 Feb 2021

Sneha was found outside her home suffering from serious burns. She died on the way to hospital.

Alexander Blake VanDalsen

Age 21

Lafayette, Indiana (USA)

9 Feb 2021

Alexander was found dead after being missing for a week.

Luna Abascal (Getsemaní Santos Luna)


Cosoleacaque, Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 11 Feb 2021

Luna's body was found in undergrowth by the side of the Cosoleacaque - Nuevo Teapa highway. She had been shot 5 times.

Andrea Néstor Moreno Castillo

Age 32

Calarcá, Quindío (Colombia)

Stabbed. 12 Feb 2021

Andrea Néstor was found with stab wounds to her back early on Thursday 12th February.


Age 29

Comonfort, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Shot. 12 Feb 2021

Camila was shot by an unidentified assailant within an vehicle.

Pojuca Alves de Souza

Age 26

Araci, Bahia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 12 Feb 2021

Pojuca was stabbed after an argument with a client outside a motel. She died in hospital.

Diana Miranda/Paola Ferrati

Age 35 (born 12 Feb 1986)

Ciudad de México (Mexico)

Stabbed. 13 Feb 2021

Diana (who also went by the name Paola Ferrati) was stabbed in her apartment. She had turned 35 just the day before.

Manuella Otto

Age 25

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Shot. 13 Feb 2021

Manuella was shot in the chest inside a motel room. Her assailant was a military policeman who fled the scene in a vehicle.

Brianna Kamila Espinosa Sanchez ("Kami")


Yumbo, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Shot. 15 Feb 2021

Brianna was shot in her salon. She died in hospital while undergoing surgery for her injuries.

Gerusa Oliveira Reis

Age 32

Santo Antonio de Jesus, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 15 Feb 2021

Gerusa was shot in the face in the early hours of Monday 15th February.

Emilia Herrera Obrecht ("Bau")

Age 25

Panguipulli, Los Rios (Chile)

Shot. 16 Feb 2021

Emilia was shot in the head by a private condominium security guard. She was a Mapuche trans artist and activist who was trying to help defend indigenous land from encroachment.

Lucca Gomes

Age 23

Naque, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Suicide. 17 Feb 2021

Lucca died after his motocycle swerved into the path of an oncoming truck on the BR-381 highway. According to Observatório Trans, his death was by suicide.

Chyna Carrillo

Age 24 (born 3 Mar 1996)

New Wilmington, Pennsylvania (USA)

Beaten and stabbed. 18 Feb 2021

Chyna died in hospital after being attacked in the back yard of a residential building. Police who were called to the scene shot dead her attacker.

Àlissia Rodriguez


Maceió, Alagoas (Brazil)

Strangled. 19 Feb 2021

Àlissia was killed in her apartment after a dispute over payment. Her killer was arrested.



Tarimoro, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Beaten and stabbed. 20 Feb 2021

Saulette's body was found partially clothed a local road. She was a stylist who worked in Salvatierra.

Jasmine Bright ("Jazzy")

Age 22

Ambridge, Pennsylvania (USA)

Shot. 21 Feb 2021

Jasmine and their trans brother JJ were both shot dead by their mother. She then called 911 and waited for the police to arrive.

Jeffrey Bright ("JJ")

Age 16

Ambridge, Pennsylvania (USA)

Shot. 21 Feb 2021

JJ and his nonbinary sibling Jasmine were both shot dead by their mother. She then called 911 and waited for the police to arrive.

J. F. Medina Hernández

Age 25

Ciudad Lerdo, Durango (Mexico)

Run over. 21 Feb 2021

J. was killed in a hit and run incident. She died at the scene.

Lorena Muniz

Age 25

São Paulo (Brazil)

Clinical neglect. 21 Feb 2021

Lorena died from smoke inhalation after being left sedated on an operating table during a fire.

Natasha da Paz Gomes


Feira de Santana, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 23 Feb 2021

Natasha was shot in the street by an unidentified assailant early in the afternoon of Tuesday 23rd February. She died at the scene.

Jenna Franks

Age 34

Jacksonville, North Carolina (USA)

Murdered. 24 Feb 2021

Jenna's body was found in a ditch next to a creek. Both the police and media misgendered and deadnamed her.


Age 38

Mumbai, Maharashtra (India)

Stabbed. 24 Feb 2021

Surya was a trans community leader. She was killed in the street by a group of men.

Andressa Pimentel ("India")


Marabá, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Feb 2021

Andressa's body was found in undergrowth with gunshot wounds to the neck and chest on the evening of Thursday 25th February. Her left ear was also missing.

Eva Carvalho

Age 17

Timbaúba, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Feb 2021

Eva was shot in the street on the night of Thursday 25th February.

Kimberly Wirtz ("Tova")


Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

Died in custody. 26 Feb 2021

Kimberly died alone in a prision cell in a male prison. The authorities refused to tell her family how she died.

Xingshun Zhou

Age 24 (born 10 Feb 1997)

Echt, Limburg (Netherlands)

Suicide. 26 Feb 2021

Zhou died by suicide after being stuck in limbo in the Netherlands asylum system for two years.


Age 15

Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego (Argentina)

Suicide. 2 Mar 2021

Nicolas was a young trans man who was in the process of changing his identity documents. He was found dead by his mother at home.

Byun Hee-soo

Age 23

Cheongju, North Chungcheong (South Korea)

Suicide. 3 Mar 2021

Byun Hee-soo was found dead at home. A year earlier she had been expelled from the South Korean army after undergoing gender confirmation surgery.

Diamond Kyree Sanders/Diamond Nicole

Age 23 (born 10 Apr 1997)

Cincinnati, Ohio (USA)

Shot. 3 Mar 2021

Diamond was found in a parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. She died in hospital.

Fabiola Pamela Ramírez

Age 22

Resistencia, Chaco (Argentina)

Murdered. 3 Mar 2021

Fabiola's body was found at home on the afternoon of Friday 5th March, and according to investigators, she died at least 48 hours earlier. Her partner has been arrested.

Lala Contreras

Age 18-22 (born 2 Sep 1998)

Somotillo, Chinandega (Nicaragua)

Tortured and stoned. 3 Mar 2021

Lala was tied up and dragged by a horse before being beaten to death with stones. The two men who killed her were arrested.

Name Unknown

Age 35-40

Ciudad Delgado, San Salvador (El Salvador)

Strangled. 3 Mar 2021

The body of the undentified victim was found on the San Salvador to Soyapango highway. Investigators believe he had been killed elsewhere and his body dumped.

Mikelly Câmara

Age 25

Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Shot. 4 Mar 2021

Mikely's body was found on a dirt road with gunshot wounds on the morning of Thursday 4th March.

Natali Sofía Martínez Grabados

Age 22

Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Cosmetic surgery complications. 4 Mar 2021

Natali died after undergoing cosmetic procedures in a private clinic.

Name Unknown

Age 15

Perth, Western Australia (Australia)

Suicide. 4 Mar 2021

The victim was a 15 year old trans boy who died by suicide. After his parents couldn't agree on funeral arrangements, he was given two funerals - one in his chosen name, and one...

Jesús Ochandio ("La Ochandio")

Age 68

Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Stabbed. 6 Mar 2021

Jesús was an actor and drag artist. His alter-ego was "La Ochandio".

Alexandra Monteiro (Alexandra Corrêa de Oliveira)

Age 30

Cuiabá, Matto Grosso (Brazil)

Murdered. 7 Mar 2021

Alexandra's mother found her body in her bathroom, wrapped in a sheet and with her hands tied.



Vitória da Conquista, Bahia (Brazil)

7 Mar 2021

Tainá's body was found near the BR-116 highway. The cause of her death is not known.

Name Unknown


Piraquara, Paraná (Brazil)

Stabbed. 8 Mar 2021

The victim was killed at the behest of a drug dealer to prevent her reporting the dealer to the police.

Drika Rodrigues Sales

Age 26

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Shot. 10 Mar 2021

Drika was shot in the head by unidentified suspects in a vehicle, shortly after a client had refused to pay her. She died at the scene.

Itu dos Santos

Age 30

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 10 Mar 2021

Itu was shot in the street on the night of Wednesday 10th March. She died at the scene.

Miraş Güneş

Age 36

İzmir (Turkey)

Beaten. 11 Mar 2021

Miraş was found wrapped in a blanket on a sofa bed in her home. Investigators determined that she died from blunt force trauma to the head.

Luana Menndes/Luana Pereira dos Santos

Age 26

Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Mar 2021

Luana was shot on the street on the night of Friday 12th March. She died in hospital.

Paola Calderon

Age 24

Cuautla, Morelos (Mexico)

Beaten and shot. 15 Mar 2021

Paola was found unconscious in her home by her mother. She had been beaten and shot

Rayanna Pardo

Age 26 (born 14 Aug 1994)

Los Angeles, California (USA)

Run over. 17 Mar 2021

Rayanna was hit by a car driven by a drunk driver - reportedly while trying to escape people who were harassing her.

Aidelen Evans

Age 24

Port Arthur, Texas (USA)

18 Mar 2021

Although Aidelen's body was found in a canal on Sunday 18th March, police deadnaming and misgendering meant her community did not learn of her death until over a week later.

Name Unknown

Age 30-35

Manzanillo, Colima (Mexico)

Shot. 19 Mar 2021

The victim's body was found in the street early on Friday 19th March. She had been shot in the head.

Luana Katrina



Suicide. 20 Mar 2021

Luana reportedly died by suicide on or shortly before Saturday 20th March. Her last public Facebook post was on 9th March.

Niharika Narasimhamurthy

Age 35

Hindupur, Andhra Pradesh (India)

Stabbed and burned. 20 Mar 2021

Niharika was reportedly killed by two men who left her body by a roadway.

Piper Autumn Rivers (Tegan Toxik/Tegan Last)

Age 35 (born 12 Feb 1994)

Las Vegas, Nevada (USA)

Suicide. 22 Mar 2021

Piper died by suicide. She was an adult industry performer who went by the stage names Tegan Toxik and Tegan Last.

Name Unknown

Age 49

São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 22 Mar 2021

The victim is reported to have died by suicide. Coletivo Arouchianos reported her death on 22nd March but the exact date and circumstances of her death are unknown.

Nathally Mendes Alves

Age 31

Guaíra, São Paulo (Brazil)

26 Mar 2021

Nathally's body was found in a residence with signs of violence on Friday 26th March. Her boyfriend was subsequently arrested.

Daniela ("Sirenita Riascos")

Age 19

Buga, Valle de Cauca (Colombia)

Stabbed. 28 Mar 2021

Daniela was stabbed during an argument.

Krys Brandon Ruiz

Age 26 (born 8 Dec 1994)

Lompoc, California (USA)

Shot. 28 Mar 2021

Krys was shot dead by police in circumstances which are unclear. An attorney has called for an investigation, and the officers involved have been placed on paid administrative...

Vanessa Zúniga

Age 43

Tela, Atlántida (Honduras)

Throat cut. 28 Mar 2021

Vanessa disappeared on 27th March and the following day her body was found with her throat cut.

Kim Ramirez

Age 20-25

New York (USA)

28 Mar 2021

Kim was found in an unresponsive condition in a bus shelter on Madison Avenue. Her identity was released once the the Trans Doe Task Force found her next of kin and notified the...

Débora Loven Stayne

Age 44 (born 21 Jan 1977)

Barbalha, Ceará (Brazil)

Run over. 29 Mar 2021

Débora was run over - allegedly during an attempted robbery in which she was the perpetrator.

Jaida Peterson

Age 24

Charlotte, North Carolina (USA)

Shot. 4 Apr 2021

Jaida was found in a hotel room in an unresponsive state on Easter Sunday. In death the local police and media misgendered her.



Nilópolis, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

5 Apr 2021

Fanny's body was found in the street. According to witnesses, she fell or was knocked off the back of a motorcycle which then drove away without stopping.

Pietra Valentina

Age 16

Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 5 Apr 2021

Pietra was stabbed in the street. Friends tried unsuccessfully to prevent the attack.

Vida Bruno

Age 44

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Beaten. 6 Apr 2021

Vida died in hospital on 6th April - allegedly as a result of head injuries sustained during an attack in a restaurant the previous November.



Taxila, Punjab (Pakistan)

Shot. 7 Apr 2021

Bubbli was shot after gunmen opened fire on her vehicle. She died and her driver was injured in the attack.

Madalena Leite

Age 64 (born 27 Dec 1956)

Piracicaba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 7 Apr 2021

Madalena was a former city councillor, having been elected in 2012. Her body was found with signs of violence in her home on Wednesday 7th April.

Paula Migeon

Age 50

Reims, Marne (France)

Raped and stabbed. 7 Apr 2021

Paula was raped and stabbed in her own home. Her killer then set the property ablaze in an attempt to try to conceal the crime.

Dominique Lucious

Age 26

Springfield, Missouri (USA)

Shot. 8 Apr 2021

Dominique's body was found in an apartment after she had arranged to meet a man via a dating site. Charles Nelson, 28, has been charged with her murder.

Marcinha Vaz ("Maquita")

Age 30

Macapá, Amapá (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Apr 2021

Marcinha was shot in the street at around 9pm on Thursday 8th April. According to police she was shot by a man who approached and then argued with her.

Márcia Marcita

Age 48

Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 9 Apr 2021

Márcia's body was found in her home with signs of violence on the morning of Friday 9th April. She had not been heard from since 5th April.

Name Unknown

Age 30-35

Villa de Álvarez, Colima (Mexico)

Shot. 9 Apr 2021

The victim was shot by unidentified assilants who fled on a motorcycle. Her identity is unknown.

"La Kendra"/"La Barbie"


Pénjamo, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Shot. 10 Apr 2021

Kendra was shot while travelling in her car near her home. A year earlier on 11th April 2020 she had survived an armed attack in her home.

Milena Massafera


Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 10 Apr 2021

Milena's body was found with multiple stab wounds in her apartment on the night of Saturday 8th April.

Sofía Micaela Catán ("Mica")

Age 24

Santiago del Estero (Argentina)

Burned. 11 Apr 2021

Sofia died from cardiorespiratory arrest a week after being hospitalised with serious burns on 3rd April - reportedly after an argument with her partner. He fled the scene.

Name Unknown

Age 17

Muriaé, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Murdered. 11 Apr 2021

The victim's body was found floating in the Rio Preto river on the morning of Sunday 11th April. She was gagged and her hands were tied behind her back.

Name Unknown


Maracanaú, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Apr 2021

The victim was one of two unidentified women (the other being cisgender) found shot dead in a double homicide on the morning of Sunday 11th April.

Josefina Cruceño

Age 28

Ciudad de Mendoza (Argentina)

Drowned. 12 Apr 2021

Josefina's body was found floating in the Cacique Guaymallén on 12th April. She had last been seen on 1st April.

Larissa Dieckmann


Niterói, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

COVID-19. 13 Apr 2021

Larissa died from COVID-19. She was the president of OLT (Orgulho e Luta Trans).

Yeray Hurtado ("Teresa")


Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Murdered. 13 Apr 2021

Yeray was murdered on Tuesday 13th April.

Luisa Revilla Urcia

Age 49 (born 12 Oct 1971)

Trujillo, La Libertad (Peru)

COVID-19. 15 Apr 2021

Luisa died from COVID-19 two weeks after being admitted to hospital. She was a former mayor of the La Esperanza district of Trujillo.

Remy Fennell

Age 28

Charlotte, North Carolina (USA)

Shot. 15 Apr 2021

Remy was found shot dead in a hotel room less than two weeks after Jaida Peterson had been killed in another hotel room in the same city.

Melibeth Yulitza Marchena

Age 44

Fundación, Magdalena (Colombia)

Shot. 15 Apr 2021

Melibeth died after being shot in the face and neck by a gunmen who invaded her home. Her assailant escaped on a motorcycle with an accomplice.

Yara Cumady/Yara Pereira dos Santos

Age 24

Frutal, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Run over. 17 Apr 2021

Yara died in hospital after being run over on the BR-364 highway. Police are investigating whether she was run over deliberately.

Viki Nieva

Age 33

Aguilares, Tucumán (Argentina)

Stabbed. 18 Apr 2021

Viki was brutally killed by her former partner. He was arrested shortly afterwards.

Juliana Santos

Age 22

Porto Vehlo, Rondônia (Brazil)

Cosmetic filler complications. 19 Apr 2021

Juliana suffered a cardiac arrest during a clandestine cosmetic surgery procedure in a residence.

Monalisa Leide

Age 41

Macapá, Amapá (Brazil)

Stabbed. 20 Apr 2021

Monalisa's body was found inside her home next to a bloodied knife.

Tiara Banks

Age 24

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Shot. 21 Apr 2021

Tiara was shot in her vehicle at about 10:30pm on Wednesday 21st April.

Iris Santos

Age 22

Houston, Texas (USA)

Shot. 23 Apr 2021

Iris was shot while sitting outside a Chick-Fil-A restaurant at around 9:30pm on Friday 23rd April. She died in hospital.

Natalia Smüt Lopez

Age 24

San Jose, California (USA)

Shot. 23 Apr 2021

Natalia was murdered - allegedly by her boyfriend.

Andresa Santos

Age 36

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Beaten. 24 Apr 2021

Andresa's body was found by police officers conducting a routine patrol. She had been beaten with a piece of wood.

Tiffany Thomas

Age 38

Dallas, Texas (USA)

Shot. 24 Apr 2021

Tiffany was shot at a carwash.

F. de Assis Braga de Oliveira

Age 42

Ji-Paraná, Rondônia (Brazil)

Beaten. 25 Apr 2021

F. was found beaten to death in the street on the night of Sunday 25th April.

Sharlotte Escobar Ramos

Age 54

Comitán, Chiapas (Mexico)

Stoned. 25 Apr 2021

Sharlotte's body was found in a vacant lot behind her property. She had been stoned to death.

Silvana Gómez Galeano

Age 25

Neiva, Huila (Colombia)

Cosmetic filler complications. 25 Apr 2021

Silvana died in Hospital Hernando Moncaleano Perdomo after undergoing an unofficial cosmetic procedure on her buttocks.

Zashy Zuely del Cid Velásquez

Age 27

San Miguel (El Salvador)

Shot. 25 Apr 2021

Zashy was shot in the back while working and died in hospital. Her birth family refused to allow LGBT+ friends to attend her funeral and buried her "as a man".

Emanuelly Castro

Age 26

Cedral, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 26 Apr 2021

Emanuelly's body was found in a stream on the afternoon of Monday 26th April.

Luana Morais

Age 20

Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Apr 2021

Luana was shot several times at around 10:30pm on Tuesday 27th April. She died in hospital.

J. S. Cardoso

Age 21

Parauapebas, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 28 Apr 2021

J. was shot by a dissaffected client in what appears to have been a revenge killing.

Jaqueline Saviery Silva

Age 30

Alfenas, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Apr 2021

Jaqueline was shot during a fight in a bar. The owner of the establishment is being sought by police.

Keri Washington ("Bobo")

Age 49

Clearwater, Florida (USA)

Murdered. 1 May 2021

Keri was found dead at the back of an apartment building. Police have issued a warrant for Arthur Benjamin Jr. on a charge of first degree murder.

Name Unknown

Age 25-30

Chilpancingo, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 1 May 2021

The victim was shot dead in the street at around 10:30pm. Her identity is unknown.

Jahaira DeAlto Balenciaga

Age 42 (born 4 Mar 1979)

Boston, Massachusetts (USA)

Stabbed. 2 May 2021

Jahaira was one of two women (the other being Fatima Yasin) stabbed in the neck by Fatima's husband. Two young children who were present at the time were fortunately unharmed.

T. Hardin

Age 35

York, South Carolina (USA)

Shot. 2 May 2021

T. was found in an unresponsive condition after a police officer called to her home to conduct a well-being check. She had been shot.

Whispering Wind Bear Spirit

Age 41

York, Pennsylvania (USA)

Shot. 3 May 2021

Whispering Wind Bear Spirit was shot during an attempted robbery at their home.

Danny Henson

Age 31

Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

Shot. 4 May 2021

Danny was found in an unresponsive condition by police when they responded to a call. She had been shot - possibly after an altercation with someone she knew.

Sophie Vásquez

Age 36

Brookhaven, Georgia (USA)

Shot. 4 May 2021

Sophie was found unresponsive in her home by police officers while responding to a call that a person had been shot.

Name Unknown


Hueyapan de Ocampo, Veracruz (Mexico)

Beaten. 5 May 2021

The body of the victim was found partially clothed next to a dirt road in a remote area. She had been beaten around the head.

Serenity Hollis

Age 24

Albany, Georgia (USA)

Shot. 8 May 2021

Serenity was shot while walking along the street. Like far too many trans murder victims, local police repeatedly deadnamed and misgendered her.

Danielle Boachie ("Dani")/Mistress Velvet

Age 33

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Suicide. 8 May 2021

Dani died by suicide. She was an activist who - under the name Mistress Velvet - was known as a Dominatrix who made her clients read Black Feminist Theory.


Age 33

Jamshedpur, Jharkhand (India)

Suicide. 9 May 2021

Aliya died by suicide. She had lost her only source of income during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Cielo de Lucca

Age 20-22

La Plata, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Shot. 10 May 2021

Cielo was killed along with her cisgender neighbour Florencia Sandoval by Florencia's police officer boyfriend following an argument. He subsequently shot himself.

Reyna Fernandez Villanueva ("Reira Saga")

Age 27

Nauta, Loreto (Peru)

Stabbed. 10 May 2021

Reyna was stabbed in the store where she worked.

Name Unknown

Age 30

Piacenza (Italy)

11 May 2021

The partially undressed body of the victim was found on a cycle path on the morning of Tuesday 11th May. Her identity is unknown.

Nona Moselle Conner

Age 32

Washington, D.C. (USA)

13 May 2021

Nona was one of two Washington trans women (the other being Gisele Hartzog) who died within a two week period. Both had struggled with poverty and homelessness.

Rany Merces ("Nynha")


Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

COVID-19. 13 May 2021

Rany passed from COVID-19 early on Thursday 13th May. She was an activist who worked to defend the rights of the trans and prisoner populations in the Belo Horizonte region.

S. Saira Mamani

Age 24

Arequipa (Peru)

Cosmetic filler complications. 13 May 2021

S. died in hospital on four days after being injected with silicone filler. The friend who injected her was subsequently arrested.

Valery Pereira

Age 23

La Lima, Cortés (Honduras)

Stoned. 14 May 2021

Valery's body was found outside a health centre in the centre of La Lima on the morning of Friday 14th May 2021.

Titi das Chagas

Age 27

Afonso Bezerra, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Stoned. 14 May 2021

Titi's body was found in undergrowth. She had been killed by stoning.

Jhie Bangkiao


Leyte (Philippines)

Murdered. 15 May 2021

Jhie's naked body was found in a cemetery by a group of teenagers. Clothing was found nearby.

Eliana Castillo


Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Stabbed. 17 May 2021

Eliana was stabbed. Her death seems to have been reported only by social media.

Giselle Hartzog/Giselle Hilton

Age 30

Washington, D.C. (USA)

18 May 2021

Giselle was one of two Washington trans women (the other being Nona Moselle) who died within a two week period. Both had struggled with poverty and homelessness.

Oliver Taylor ("Ollie")

Age 17

Gervais, Oregon (USA)

Shot. 19 May 2021

Oliver died in hospital a week after being kidnapped and shot by an acquaintance. During the kidnapping Arik Reed, 22, was also shot and died from his injuries.

Roberta Fernandes

Age 32

Luís Eduardo Magalhães, Bahia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 19 May 2021

Roberta's body was found with stab wounds in her home.

Name Unknown


Tlaquepaque, Jalisco (Mexico)

19 May 2021

The body of an unidentified trans woman was found in Tlaquepaque on Wednesday 19th May. She was about 25 years old but her name and the cause of her death was not reported.

Ebeng Mayor


Quezon City, Metro Manila (Philippines)

Raped and beaten. 20 May 2021

Ebeng was nonbinary. Their beaten body was found three days after they had gone missing.

Kendra Torres Galeana

Age 22

San Jerónimo de Juárez, Guerrero (Mexico)

Beaten and shot. 20 May 2021

Kendra's body was found on a dirt road on Thursday 20th May. Her face had been beaten and she had been shot.

Rayza Torriani

Age 47

Tiquipaya, Cochabamba (Bolivia)

COVID-19. 20 May 2021

Rayza died in hospital on Thursday 20th May while waiting for an intensive care bed to become available. She was the founder and leader of Red de Personas Trans de Bolivia...

Sophie Gwen Williams

Age 29

London (United Kingdom)

Suicide. 22 May 2021

Sophie was an artist, activist and musician. She died by suicide while on an NHS GIC waiting list.

Laura Michelle

Age 41

Magangué, Bolívar (Colombia)

Stabbed. 23 May 2021

Laura's body was found with beating and stab wounds in an alley near the town's skating rink.

Haven A Bailey

Age 25 (born 27 Jul 1995)

Villa Park, Illinois (USA)

Suicide. 24 May 2021

Haven was shot dead by police in what appears to have been a "suicide by cop" incident.

Karencita Mejía Núñez

Age 28

Tegucigalpa, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Shot. 24 May 2021

Karencita was shot dead inside a grocery store by heavily armed gang members.

Name Unknown

Age 22-24

Várzea Grande, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Beaten. 24 May 2021

The body of the victim was found on the road between Cuiabá and Várzea Grande. Their arms and hands were tied and there were bruises on their back.

Claudia Madonna Ramírez


Jamundí, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

26 May 2021

Claudia's body was found in the street near a shopping centre.

Poe Black/Oliver Jackson ("Legion", "Tommi")

Age 21

Slab City, California (USA)

Stabbed. 26 May 2021

Poe was two-spirit. He was reportedly stabbed and his body dumped in a canal after being sexually assaulted.

Rubia Carvalho

Age 23

Monte Azul, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 27 May 2021

Rubia's body was found on Thursday 27th May - a week after she had last been seen at a gas station. A suspect has been arrested.

A. Raza


Faisalabad, Punjab (Pakistan)

Stabbed. 27 May 2021

The body of the victim was found with stab wounds inside a residence.

Name Unknown


Naucalpan, Estado de México (Mexico)

Beaten and stabbed. 29 May 2021

The body of the victim was found with beating and stab wounds inside her home. Her identity was determined by the authorities but not reported.

Yulieth Balmaceda

Age 28

Pelaya, Cesar (Colombia)

Shot. 29 May 2021

Yulieth was shot in the street on the night of Saturday 29th May.

Thaynara Moraes

Age 18

Maringá, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 30 May 2021

Thaynara and Janine Naomi Ferreira Dos Santos were shot dead in a rented home. Thynara was 18 and trans; Janine was 20 and cisgender.

KC Wilson


Washington, D.C. (USA)

Murdered. 30 May 2021

KC was reportedly murdered in south east Washington. No other details are known.

Pamela ("Pam")



Beheaded. 1 Jun 2021

Pamela was reportedly found beheaded in her apartment. She was a refugee from DRC Congo who we believe was living somewhere in Turkey.

Name Unknown


Tijuana, Baja California (Mexico)

Beheaded. 3 Jun 2021

The dismembered body of the victim was found on a public road inside a suitcase and several plastic bags.

Santiago Cancinos

Age 14

Vaqueros, Salta (Argentina)

Possible suicide. 3 Jun 2021

Santiago's skeletal remains were found on 3rd June 2021 alongside National Route 9. He had disappeared on 16th May 2017.

Name Unknown

Age 13

Rome, Lazio (Italy)

Suicide. 6 Jun 2021

The unidentified victim died by suicide after months of being bullied at school because of their gender identity.

Dee Dee Thomas

Age 42

New York (USA)

6 Jun 2021

DeeDee's decomposing body was found in a dumpster on Sunday 6th June. She was homeless and her death is considered suspicious.

Dayana Cervantez

Age 18 (born 4 Oct 2002)

Tonalá, Jalisco (Mexico)

Raped, shot and mutilated. 6 Jun 2021

Dayana's body was found with signs of extreme violence after she went missing on the way back from working at a bar.

Safire de Martinelly

Age 60 (born 8 Jul 1960)

Itaipuaçu, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

COVID-19. 7 Jun 2021

Safire died in hospital. She was a civil servant at the Social Assistance Secretariat.


Age 30

São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 8 Jun 2021

Lígia died in hospital, reportedly after suffering head trauma during a fight in a bar. Her case was registered as a suspicious death.

Cataleya Martínez Machado

Age 29

El Copey, Cesar (Colombia)

Stabbed. 8 Jun 2021

Cataleya was stabbed inside her home. The identity of her assailant - or assailants - is unknown.

Cecy Caricia Ixpatá


Salamá, Baja Verapaz (Guatemala)

Beaten. 9 Jun 2021

Cecy was beaten in the market where she worked. She died in hospital.

Lucíana Moscoso


Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Murdered. 10 Jun 2021

Lucíana was killed in her home. She was a stylist and a member of Red Comunitaria Trans.

Andrea González

Age 28

Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala)

Shot. 11 Jun 2021

Andrea was shot dead just a few metres from her home. She was an activist, and the leader of the trans organisation Otrans Reinas de la Noche.

Danny Benavides


Guayaquil, Guayas (Ecuador)

Stabbed. 11 Jun 2021

Danny's beaten body was found locked inside her home on Friday 11th June. According to trans organisations she lived in a state of destitution.

Leeze Lawrence

Age 39

Stirling, Scotland (United Kingdom)

11 Jun 2021

Leeze was an equality advocate, journalist and producer. She was found dead by police on Friday 11th June after friends and family were unable to contact her.

Nila Gupta


London (United Kingdom)

Suicide. 12 Jun 2021

Nila died by suicide. They were one of the co-founders of Bi’s of Colour.

Nicolly Xavier Azevedo

Age 39

Luziânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Stabbed. 12 Jun 2021

Nicolly died in hospital on Saturday 15th June - five months after being stabbed by a man she was in a relationship with on Monday 11th January.


Age 25

El Salto, Jalisco (Mexico)

Murdered. 13 Jun 2021

Michel's body was found in a cowering position and with signs of violence inside a residence on Sunday 13th June. Forensic investigators determined that she had died several days...

Novaa Ru Watson (EJ Boykin)

Age 23 (born 10 Jun 1998)

Lynchburg, Virginia (USA)

Shot. 14 Jun 2021

Novaa died from his injuries after being found by police in a parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound.

Elizabeth Rondón

Age 33

Baruta, Miranda (Venezuela)

Dismembered. 14 Jun 2021

Elizabeth's dismembered body was found on the morning of Monday 14th June. The previous evening she had been verbally and physically assaulted while drinking with a group of...

Daniele Silva

Age 30

Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

15 Jun 2021

Daniele was found dead on Tuesday 15th June. She had travelled via Belo Horizonte to start a new job in the municipality of Pompéu on Wednesday 5th May.

Josselin Alejandra Hernández

Age 18

San Francisco Menéndez, Ahuachapán (El Salvador)

Suicide. 17 Jun 2021

Josselin died by suicide the day before her 19th birthday.

Kalyndra Selva Guedes Nogueira da Hora

Age 26

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Suffocated. 18 Jun 2021

Kalyndra's body was found inside her home on Friday 18th June. Her partner was arrested the following day.

Wanda Soraya De La Fuente


La Plata, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Shot. 19 Jun 2021

Wanda was shot in the street by a group of unidentified assailants who approached in a car. She died in hospital.

Pompéia Ramos

Age 26

Presidente Prudente, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 19 Jun 2021

Pompéia's body was found with stab wounds near a stream on the afternoon of Saturday 19th June.

Shirley Mejía Sánchez

Age 24

Chinchiná, Caldas (Colombia)

Stabbed. 19 Jun 2021

Shirley was stabbed in the abdomen while trying to defend another LGBT+ person from an aggressor. She died in hospital.



Rome, Lazio (Italy)

22 Jun 2021

Adrieli's body was found with a head wound in a drainage channel.


Age 29

Paracuru, Ceará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 22 Jun 2021

Bebê was stabbed in the face in what police describe as a transphobic attack. Two men have been arrested.

La Guaraca


Naranjal, Guayas (Ecuador)

Shot. 22 Jun 2021

La Guaraca was shot by assailants riding motorcycles while she was working as a seller at her kiosk.

Maria Eduarda

Age 22

Piripiri, Piauí (Brazil)

Shot. 24 Jun 2021

Maria was shot by two assailants on a motorcycle.

T. Vijay Kumar

Age 25

Tadvai, Telangana (India)

Beaten with an axe. 25 Jun 2021

T. was reportedly axed to death by a neighbour who believed they were practicing sorcery.

Name Unknown


Cancún, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Tortured and killed. 27 Jun 2021

The body of an unidentified trans woman was found inside a bin liner dumped behind a hospital.

Adriana Díaz


Tunja, Boyacá (Colombia)

Lynched. 28 Jun 2021

Adriana was killed by a mob of around 20 taxi drivers after one accused her of trying to rob him. She died while receiving medical attention.

Natasha Galvão


Londrina, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Jun 2021

Natasha was shot in what appears to have been a revenge killing. Her assailant was later killed by police.

Ivonne Tlahuetl

Age 32

Iztapalapa, Ciudad de México (Mexico)

Murdered. 1 Jul 2021

Ivonne's body was found inside the salon where she worked. Her hands and feet were tied.

Fanny Argüello Jaqueline Sánchez Sampirolly


Villa Comaltitlán, Chiapas (Mexico)

COVID-19. 2 Jul 2021

Fanny was the founder of Diana Sacayán AC. She died after posting a Facebook post requesting help to recharge an oxygen tank.

Grace Mahoro



Beaten. 3 Jul 2021

Grace was reportedly beaten to death by a mob. Her murder does not appear to have been reported by news outlets and we know very little about what happened to her.

Isabella Garzón Monsalve

Age 23

Medellín (Colombia)

Stabbed. 4 Jul 2021

Isabella was stabbed by an assilant who had attacked her and her friends while they were telaxing together in a park after a Pride celebration.

Crismilly Pérola ("Piu Piu", "Bombom")

Age 37

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Beaten and shot. 5 Jul 2021

Crismilly was found dead on a public road near the Caxangá bridge in the Beira Rio community. She had been beaten and shot.

Fabiana da Silva Lucas

Age 30

Santa Cruz do Capibaribe, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Stabbed. 7 Jul 2021

Fabiana was stabbed by a man who followed her to the bathroom in a bar. Her assailant was then attacked by locals before being arrested.

Kendra González

Age 26

Tijuana, Baja California (Mexico)

Tortured and burned. 7 Jul 2021

Kendra's body was found inside her burned home. Her wrists were bound and there was duct tape around her neck.

Valeria Carrasco

Age 25

Villa de Álvarez, Colima (Mexico)

Strangled. 7 Jul 2021

Valeria's body was found inside her home on Wednesday 7th July. She had been strangled.

Danizinha Fontiny ("Dani")

Age 27

Açailândia, Maranhão (Brazil)

Shot. 9 Jul 2021

Dani was shot dead in the early hours of Friday 9th July. Her body was found by a security guard with 3 spent shell casings lying next to it.